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Moccasin

Object Number:45-15-456A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Athapaskan (uncertain)
Provenience: Canada
Culture Area: Subarctic Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Moose Skin
Moose Bristle
Wool
Technique:Embroidered
Iconography:Floral Motif
Length: 27.94 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Athaspascan type, moose skin sole and long, broad U-shaped tongue constituting the instep piece. T-heel seam and short straight toe-seam, wide shank piece sewed to ankle with red flannel insert, moosebristle embroidery on instep. Floral design nearly obliterated, two hide loops for the tie thong, soiled and torn.

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